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Emergency Crisis Intervention and Resources
  • For immediate response call 911
  • Alaska 2-1-1 -- assistance, referrals, resources
  • Alaska’s CARELINE -- 877-266-4357 
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline
    800-799-7233  *** 800-787-3224 TTY
  • National Sexual Assault Hotline
    800-656-HOPE (4673)

  • For a listing of all local victim services 24/7 hotlines go to:     https://dps.alaska.gov/CDVSA/Services/VictimServices
                                                            
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CDVSA is looking for a new Public Member to join our Board of Directors.
If you or someone you know is interested in serving on the CDVSA Board, visit the Boards and Commissions webpage at
www.boards.alaska.gov/apply for an application.  If you would like more information about CDVSA go to https://dps.alaska.gov/CDVSA/About-Us
where you can learn about our history, responsibilities, current Board membership and staff.

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month

Stand Up Speak Up Alaska invites you to further focus on student safety and well-being this February during Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention month.
The promotion of healthy relationships and prevention of abusive ones can keep students from experiencing negative academic and health outcomes now and in the future!
Click here to find ways schools can participate:


 
CDVSA Awards New Grant Funds to 17 Community Agencies to Provide Enhanced Services to Victims of Crime

2019 Alaska Dashboard
CDVSA is
is excited to announce the availability of the 2019 Alaska Dashboard highlighting key data impacting domestic and sexual violence in Alaska.  The 2019 Dashboard is the sixth version of this data, providing updates, additional data points and a new methodology for trend analysis. The 2019 Dashboard is available at https://dps.alaska.gov/CDVSA/Resources/Alaska-Dashboard.

The National Victim Assistance Academy (NVAA)

2020 schedule is now available!

 NVAA trainings provide an intensive, interactive learning experience to develop your professional skills and knowledge. OVC TTAC delivers NVAA trainings using a blended learning approach—a combination of highly interactive, self-paced training and collaborative, facilitated webinars. They are free of charge and led by national subject matter experts.


Training Opportunity

Sexual Assault Investigation Best Practices:

The Alaska SAKI Project

 SAKI 19-20 Regional Training Site List

The Alaska State Troopers and the Department of Law will provide an overview of the Sexual Assault Kit Initiative, the reasons behind the initiative, and results of the testing of the sexual assault kits. Training will focus on best practices specific to: kit submittal training requirements, case screening, evidence collection, interviewing and report writing. 
For more information contact: Tim Flynn at

timothy.flynn@alaska.gov


The Alaska Comprehensive Forensic Training Academy:

 A Partnership between CDVSA, UAA College of Health and the Alaska Nurses Association.
Launching March 2019--registration and scholarship information now available.

 

Check out the CDVSA's
FY20 Events Website for
upcoming trainings:  

https://cdvsa.eventsmart.com